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Zodiac Baracuda Engine for MX6-MX8 pool cleaner

Zodiac engine for MX6-MX8 pool cleaner's fans grab and pull leaves into the throat of the pool cleaner.


This part is for use in the MX6 and MX8 pool cleaner. The engine is the main moving part that grab and pull leaves into the throat of the pool cleaner.

Tip: Reduce wear on the engine by minimizing the amount of leaves on the pool floor by installing a Poolskim or manually vacuum the pool with a 8-wheel sweeper when there is a serious leaf problem.

Weight of engine: 150g


How to remove debris from MX8 engine:

1) Push the latch release button on the "bonnet" of the cleaner.

2) Rotate the top lid assembly back until it clicks into an upward position.

3) Look into engine and remove debris that is present.

4) If needed, slowly push engine paddles forward and/or backwards to move stuck debris to an accessible position then remove it. When moving the engine paddles, make sure the cleaner tracks are allowed to move freely as they will turn as the engine paddles rotate.

5) Close engine top and ensure the latch clicks in place.

How to remove leaves from MX8 pool cleaner


Exploded diagram of the MX8:Exploded diagram of Baracuda MX8